An opulent, luxury vacation rental in the heart of Cartagena’s historic center, Casa Epica, takes care of itself, positively glistening from top to bottom after a swanky, 2016 refit of a former Cartagena family mansion into one of Cartagena’s stand-out holiday rentals.
You don’t have to be a design expert to appreciate the owners use of space. Each apartment is so stunning, it’s impossible to pick a favourite
Three swimming pools are always better than one!
Borrowing one of the house’s bikes and bombing around the historical centre on two-wheels
There is an apartment to suit every taste, so the whole group will be happy
Airport transfer is included in the price of the rental (one less thing to worry about)
This is an 11-bedroom mansion which sleeps up to 22 people
Management requires a 3-nights minimum stay
The largest apartment has 5 bedrooms whilst the other two apartments have three bedrooms each
Casa Epica can be rented as a full house or by apartment
Breakfast is included
Number Of Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms
Optimum Occupancy: 22
Rates for colonial and luxury houses during Cartagena’s high season can vary considerably. The high season rate for this property applies for bookings between Dec 15 - Jan 15
Dec 15- jan 15
Address: Centro, Cartagena, Colombia
Neighbourhood: El Centro
Rating: This is Cartagena
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There is epic and then there is EPIC.
As it’s name suggests, this luxury Cartagena vacation rental falls into the latter category, although you might not realise it at first glance.
The reception is deceivingly small compared to the huge courtyard at the back, which is made even larger by the streams of light bouncing off the property's Colgate-white walls.
The spacious rooms have a clean slate feel, with muted grey, creamy natural tones and plenty of light coming in from the sparkling courtyard. Countless modern art works and coffee table books give it an academic edge, without losing any of its contemporary cool.
This luxurious bolthole is split into three spacious apartments with 11 bedrooms in total. Although many Cartagena vacation rentals balance this apartment/mansion category, there are few that reach the impressive heights of Casa Epica.
Not only does every apartment boast huge bedrooms, walk-in closets, marble bathrooms and all the latest mod-cons, but each one contains its own palatial swimming pool and attractive deck area. Impressive.
So how do you pick which apartment is right for you and your group?
Well, if you're in a large group and love layered spaces, Apartment One is a match made in heaven.
If you’re yearning for some Caribbean flavour, grab the keys for Apartment Two. The sunny furnishings, street facing views and fabulous swimming pool will set you into the Costeño groove.
Private owls can seek sanctuary in Apartment Three. Located on the lower floor, it’s shadier, cooler and feels completely shut off from the rest of the world.
In Casa Epica there is an epic match for everyone!
Cartagena's nerve centre serves up breathtaking colonial architecture, the city's top attractions, finest hotels, eateries and drinking dens as well as being the administrative and cultural heart of the city.
Centro has lost none of its importance thanks to the universal lure of its colonial pomp and the concentration of government buildings, hotels, tourist attractions, bars and restaurants in the area.
Cartagena's finest hotels and restaurants have taken over the uber-casas built by slave traders and Spanish plunderers in the 17th century.
The richest residents knocked up stunning two and three-storey mansions by the westernmost tip of the walled city, where they bagged the sea breeze and first whiff of pirates. Today only those at the very top of Colombia's rich list can afford to maintain these opulent houses in their original residential state.
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